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The Morning Lowdown 08-09-11

»  Why the Web’s New TV-Style Ratings Might Not Mean More Ad Buys (AdAge)

»  The Onion’s CTO: Our paywall experiment i…

The Morning Lowdown 06-10-11

»  Huffpo Tops NY Times in Traffic, But With a Huge Asterisk (Mixed Media)

»  A Federal Study Finds That Local Reportin…

The Morning Lowdown 03-23-11

»  AOL (NYSE: AOL) Folds 30 Brands, Including Politics Daily (Mixed Media)

»  The proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger could h…

Major League Gaming Raises $10 Million

Professional video game league Major League Gaming has raised $10 million in its latest round of funding. The company, which has dominated t…

The Morning Lowdown 12.09.10

»  NBC Universal (NYSE: GE) CEO Jeff Zucker is considering a job in private equity as he prepares to step down following the compa…

Comcast’s Burke Readies NBCU Reorg

As he prepares to step in the CEO shoes being vacated by NBC (NYSE: GE) Universal’s Jeff Zucker, Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA) COO Steve Burke will…

Peter Chernin Launches An Asian Media Venture

Peter Chernin, who stepped down as News Corp.’s chief operating officer nearly a year-and-a-half ago, is now launching a new media company b…

YouTube Adds Two New Content Executives

YouTube, which is trying to add more content partnerships, has added two executives to lead the effort: The company says that Dean Gilbert,…

The Morning Lowdown 09.16.10

»  Publishers, your prayers may soon be answered: Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) is prepping a subscription plan for newspapers, and according…

Next Up On YouTube: More Live Broadcasts

YouTube, which has live broadcasted a few high-profile events over the years, appears ready to expand its live offerings dramatically. The s…

The Morning Lowdown 08.24.10

»  Dish Network (NSDQ: DISH) is launching a video portal, DishOnline.com, as part of its own “TV Everywhere” push. [NYT]

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CBS To Launch TV Channels In India

CBS (NYSE: CBS) Studios International and Reliance Broadcast Network Limited (RBNL) Wednesday announced a deal to launch television channels…

The Morning Lowdown 08.03.10

»  CBS (NYSE: CBS) and Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA) have struck a major, comprehensive 10-year carriage agreement, that will prevent the…

Belo TV Station Website Revenue Rises

A few days after its newspaper sibling A.H. Belo (NYSE: AHC) reported narrowing its losses, local broadcaster Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC) posted…

NBCU Unveils Audience-Based Ad Net

With display advertising making a comeback this year, local TV stations are trying to see if they can capitalize on the resurgence. On the h…

World Cup Goes Digital — Only For Some

As this year’s World Cup winds down with today’s semi-final game between Germany and Spain and this upcoming weekend’s final match, let’s re…

Comcast-NBCU: Reaction Across The Web

You can follow our full coverage of the Comcast-NBC Universal (NYSE: GE) deal here — but here is some additional analysis from around the w…

Comcast-NBCU: Our Coverage In Links

Now that the deal is done for Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA) to acquire 51 percent of NBC Universaal from GE, pending regulatory approval, here’s a l…

Comcast-NBCU: Our Coverage In Links

Now that the deal is done for Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA) to acquire 51 percent of NBC Universal (NYSE: GE) from GE, pending regulatory approval,…

Rohit Bansal Steps Down As COO At India TV

Rohit Bansal, COO at Independent News Service Pvt. Ltd, which runs India TV, has stepped down. Bansal, who has worked at the firm for five y…

ET Now Hires NDTV Anchor Shaili Chopra

ET Now, the business news channel from Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd, has hired Shaili Chopra, markets and corporate affairs editor at NDTV 24X…

Earnings: Belo Profits Tank

The splitting off into an independent TV company and a newspaper company doesn’t seem to be paying off for Belo (NYSE: BLC) these days. Foll…